Topic: Leadership Development

  • WQA Business Boot Camp

    Save the date now for WQA Business Boot Camp, a day set aside for dealers to step away from working in their business to focus on working on it. Learn tools and tips you can put into use immediately upon returning to work. Hear from experts in various business fields, and learn from your fellow […]

  • Final “Rewind 2022” includes advice on ethics, education

    This “Rewind 2022” WQA Radio episode takes us back to podcasts featuring Mike Herman, MWS, CEO of Culligan Ultrapure; Doug Ramer, MWS, president of Martin Water Conditioning; and WQA General Counsel Mike Sennett discussing the value of WQA’s Code of Ethics.

  • Industry leaders share insight in podcast “Rewind 2022”

    The WQA Radio podcast, part 2 of our “Rewind 2022” shares portions of interviews with Pacific Water Quality Association President Russ Harrison, MWS; Norma Leep, president of SoCal Water Solutions in Imperial, CA; and Tom McGrath of Hankscraft Runxin.

  • Convention highlights as shared on WQA Radio

    This “Rewind 2022” episode of the WQA Radio podcast takes us back to the 2022 WQA Convention & Exposition in Orlando last April. We’ll hear then-president Toby Thomas introduce Lifetime Award recipient Steve Ver Strat, followed by Hall of Fame recipient Richard Mest. Next, we’ll hear a segment from current President Jim Stern’s remarks at the Opening General Session and, later, a portion of what WQA Executive Director Pauli Undesser had to say to attendees.

  • Podcast features WQA member telling his story

    Our guest on WQA Radio this week is Anthony Karas, owner of Austin, Houston and San Antonio Water Solutions. Karas is one of the members we’re featuring during Member Appreciation Month at WQA. Karas explains how he got into the water treatment business and how he expanded to multiple locations, talks about his involvement in the WQA Mentorship program, and discusses how he’s dealing with the challenges of hiring new staff.

  • Economic Outlook featured on WQA Radio Podcast

    Our WQA Radio podcast this week features a segment from a recent Member Appreciation Month webinar. David Oppedahl, Senior Business Economist and policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, talks about the general conditions of the U.S. economy, economic trends, employment, inflation and the housing market.

  • A conversation with WQA Vice President Amanda Moore

    Amanda Moore, CWS, discusses member benefits, how you and your team can get more engaged in WQA, and the challenges she sees as she prepares to take the president’s gavel.

  • Mid-Year Leadership Conference

    Join other thoughtful, inspiring professionals in shaping and advancing industry strategy, outreach and support at the WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference.  All water quality professionals – not just current WQA volunteers or association leaders — are encouraged to join us. The intimate conference introduces you to new supporters and friends in addition to the new ideas […]

  • Mentorship and other membership benefits

    Jennifer Smith, CWS, the new president of Moti-Vitality, talks about her involvement in WQA’s mentorship program, the Women in Industry (WIN) advisory council, and the benefits of exhibiting and speaking at the WQA Convention & Exposition in April.

  • Industry Sections

    WQA Sections provide opportunities for members of a particular membership segment to meet with peers to provide input and share their expertise.